14 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAINTED GREY POTTERY JAR, HU
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
Painted with two bands of comma and lozenge scrolls separating a narrow band of striding beasts and a wider band of hunting scenes, all below a wide chevron band outlined in white and reserved on a grey pottery ground, rendered in brick red, white and pale grey pigment
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high
Sze Yuan Tang Collection; Christie's, New York, 21 September 1995, lot 27.
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The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 766j20 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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